Can Sleep Improve Your Performance?

Sleep is simply not valued in our 24/7 society. We treat it as a luxury and it’s a necessity. If...

The personality traits that help athletes overcome pressure

How many times have we looked at an elite athlete and thought that pressure doesn’t affect them and concluded that...

How the body uses energy

The first law of thermodynamics is known as the ‘Law of Conservation of Energy’ and it states that energy cannot...

When and how will sport return?

So many sporting events have been canceled, moved or postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. No one really knows the...

Self Confidence and Performance

Confidence is the essential trait that defines each individual’s hope and faith in achieving their goals, that leads to successfully...

Looking after the health and well-being of your athletes with Metrifit

In the modern sporting world, the gap between winning and losing can come down to fractions of seconds, millimeters, or...

Sleep should be part of your training plan

Asking athletes to play on minimal sleep is the same as asking them to “play with one hand tied behind...

Using Session-RPE with your team

Swedish researcher Gunnar Borg passed away earlier this week at the age of 92. He is the man behind the...

The importance of knowing when an athlete has reached load limit

Ensuring an athlete is in the best possible condition to compete at their best when it matters most is one...

Breathing techniques and improved performance

Each of us has the ability to tap into our innate function – the breath – to increase energy and...

Mental health needs of elite athletes

Mental illness is probably one of the greatest silent epidemics in our country. It’s a public health issue and now...

Injuries cost much more than medals

Did you ever wonder why the world of sport is so obsessed with injury prevention? On the face of it,...

Interview with JC Anderson

We were delighted to get the opportunity to have a chat with JC Anderson, the Director of the Athletic Training...